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Wedding Finger

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Macrobius says the thumb is too busy to be set apart, the forefinger and little finger are only half protected, the middle finger is called medʹicus, and is too opprobrioas for the purpose of honour, so the only finger left is the pronŭbus or wedding finger. (See Ring, Fingers.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Weasel
Weather Breeder (A)
Weather-cock
Weather-eye
Weather-gage
Weather-glass (The Peasant’s)
Web of Life
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Wedding Anniversaries
Wedding Finger
Wedding Knives
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Weed of Worcester (The)
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Weighed in the Balance, and found Wanting

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